Borders: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Alexander C. Diener

Borders: A Very Short Introduction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Alexander C. Diener year 2012
  • Book name: Borders: A Very Short Introduction
  • Author: Alexander C. Diener
  • Release date: 2012/12/3
  • Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780199731503
  • Rating: 9.37 of 10
  • Votes: 601
  • Review by: Catalina Souza
  • Review rating: 8.03 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/15
  • Total pages: 152
  • Includes a PDF summary of 13 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: Compelling and accessible, this Very Short Introduction challenges the perception of borders as passive lines on a map, revealing them instead to be integral forces in the economic, social, political, and environmental processes that shape our lives. Highlighting the historical development and continued relevance of borders, Alexander C. Diener and Joshua Hagen offer a powerful counterpoint to the idea of an imminent borderless world, underscoring the impactborders have on a range of issues, such as economic development, inter- and intra-state conflict, global terrorism, migration, nationalism, international law, environmental sustainability, and natural resource management. Diener and Hagen demonstrate how and why borders have been, are currently, and willundoubtedly remain hot topics across the social sciences and in the global headlines for years to come. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 9H24M55S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Historical Geography, Geopolitics, International Relations, Politics & Government, Human Geography
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 7.88 USD
  • Dimensions: 117x174x9mm
  • Weight: 119g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: Oxford, United Kingdom
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